The ancestors of the Alliband family brought their name to England
in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. They lived in Normandy
where it was derived from the ancient English given name Albin
, meaning white.
Early Origins of the Alliband family
The surname Alliband was first found in St. Taurin, Evreux, Normandy
, in the year 980, as St. Aubyn. This distinguished name arrived with the Conqueror through Sir John Aubyn, and settled in Barnstaple in Devon
, where he became a patron of Barnstable Abbey. The family were granted many estates and they were recorded under the name Alban in the Domesday Book.
Early History of the Alliband family
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Alliband Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Alliband were recorded, including Albone, Allibone, Hallibone, Albin, Allbahn, Alibone, Allbones, Allbone, Alban, Aubyn, Aubyn, Aubin, Auban, Ellibone, Elbin, Ellban, Ellbone and many more.
Early Notables of the Alliband family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was John Allibond (1597-1658), Master of Magdalen College School; Peter Allibond (1560-1629), an English translator of theological treatises from the French and Latin; Henry Albin (1624-1696), an English minister from Batcombe, Somerset
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Migration of the Alliband family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Alliband Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Thomas Alliband, aged 36, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.